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Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017

First Look: Bette Midler in 'Hello, Dolly!'

First Look: Bette Midler in 'Hello, Dolly!'

The 71-year-old actress begins performances in the title role of Jerry Herman's classic musical on Wednesday.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

David Hyde Pierce Joins 'Hello, Dolly!' Revival

David Hyde Pierce Joins 'Hello, Dolly!' Revival

The four-time Emmy winner returns to the stage alongside Bette Midler in Jerry Herman's classic musical.

Friday, Dec 27, 2013

Babs and Bette Get Together

Babs and Bette Get Together

Plus the “Kinky Boots” replacements are here, Hugh Jackman disappears from 'Houdini" and meet the “Bronx Bombers.”

Friday, May 31, 2013

Midler's "I'll Eat You Last" Recoups Investment

Midler's "I'll Eat You Last" Recoups Investment

Producers say the one-woman comedy earned back its $2.4 million initial cost in eight weeks, despite snub from Tony voters

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2013

Midler to Play Talent Agent Sue Mengers

Midler to Play Talent Agent Sue Mengers

After a 30-year absence, the Divine Miss M. will return to Broadway, as legendary Hollywood agent Sue Mengers in a new play by the writer of "Skyfall"

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

“Priscilla” Star Discovers Green Is His Color

“Priscilla” Star Discovers Green Is His Color

Tony Sheldon is royalty at home in Australia, and he made it big on Broadway with “Priscilla.” But what’s his future in the U.S. without a “frock”? He’s about to find out.

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Sword Killer Came to NYC to Attack Black People: NYPD
Sword Killer Came to NYC to Attack Black People: NYPD

The suspect in a fatal Manhattan stabbing of a 66-year-old man told detectives he specifically traveled to New York City to attack black men, police say.

London Car Rampage, Stabbing Leave Attacker, 4 Others Dead
London Car Rampage, Stabbing Leave Attacker, 4 Others Dead

A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain's seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. Five people were killed, including the assailant, and 40 others were injured in what Prime Minister Theresa May condemned as a "sick and depraved terrorist attack." Lawmakers, lords, staff and visitors were locked down after the man was shot by police within the perimeter of Parliament, just yards (meters) from entrances to the building itself and in the shadow of the iconic Big Ben clock tower. He died, as did three pedestrians on the bridge, and the police officer.

Long-Lost Sisters Reunite as Cops at NYPD Precinct
Long-Lost Sisters Reunite as Cops at NYPD Precinct

Two officers sharing a last name and a precinct; it's not the first in the NYPD. The women soon discovered they shared a lot more than a precinct — they shared a father.

April the Giraffe Is Cranky; Beau Ruins New Toys (That Guy)
April the Giraffe Is Cranky; Beau Ruins New Toys (That Guy)

A few enrichment toys, more odd behavior and even more back end swelling and pulsing, but still no baby giraffe for April.

AP: Trump Campaign Chief Linked to Putin Interests
AP: Trump Campaign Chief Linked to Putin Interests

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Vladimir Putin a decade ago and proposed an ambitious political strategy to undermine anti-Russian opposition across former Soviet republics, The Associated Press has learned. The White House on Wednesday acknowledged the AP's revelations had "started to catch a lot of buzz" but brushed them aside, though some members of Congress expressed alarm. Manafort's activities appeared to contradict previous assertions by the Trump administration and Manafort that he never worked for Russian interests.

Arson Bust Snares Gotti Grandson, Mobster in Lufthansa Case
Arson Bust Snares Gotti Grandson, Mobster in Lufthansa Case

John J. Gotti, the 23-year-old grandson of the late Gambino crime boss for whom he is named, has been arrested in an arson case, along with reputed mobster Vincent Asaro, who investigators allege solicited the younger man to commit the crime.